Field Trip
Day 1 - Monday 16 March 
1.00pmRegistration Opens
2.20pm - 2.30pmIntroduction - HousekeepingDennis Neilson - Director, DANA (NZ) Ltd, New Zealand
2.30pm - 3.00pmChinese Forest Investments: An International Investor to China PerspectiveIan Blanden - CEO, Stora Enso, China
3.00pm - 3.30pmAsian Pacific Forest Investment Opportunities: a Japanese Investor's PerspectiveJapanese Company confirmed - Speaker TBA
3.30pm - 4.00pmOther [non-China] Asian Forest Investment OpportunitiesGeorge Kuru - Director, Ata Marie Group, Jakarta, Indonesia
4.00pm - 4.30pmAfternoon Break
4.30pm - 5.00pmOceania Forest Investments: Returns and Opportunities
5.00pm - 5.15pmUruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina Forest Investment OpportunitiesAlvaro Perez del Castillo - Director, Pike Consultora Forestal (Pike&Co.), Uruguay
5.15pm - 6.00pmNew Projects Panel
A new technology model for forest owners in developing countries (15 mins)Alvaro Perez del Castillo - Director, Pike Consultora Forestal (Pike&Co.), Uruguay
Other New Projects (6 mins)
6.00pmConference Day Ends
6.15pm - 7.30pmNetworking Reception

Day 2 - Tuesday 17 March
8.50am - 9.00amHousekeepingDennis Neilson - Director, DANA (NZ) Ltd, New Zealand
9.00am - 9.30 amGlobal Pulp Markets and focus on Pulp Manufacturing Competitiveness: the role of wood in the total delivered costsJoao Cordeiro - Senior Principal, Poyry Management Consulting, Finland
9.30am - 10.00amBiomass Demand and Supply Trends for the Asian MarketSeth Walker - Rayonier Inc, USA (and until recently Director of Biomass Specialist consulting firm)
10.00am -10.30amGlobal Woodchip/Biomass Shipping Industry Trends
10.30am - 11.00amMorning Break
11.00am - 11.20amHow will the Pulp Futures Market Impact on the Chinese Pulp & Paper Industry?Haidong Weng - Head of Strategic Business, Xiamen C&D Paper & Pulp, China
11.20am - 11.40amWoodchip Import Demand Trends: ChinaGavin Hao - Consultant / Partner, Ginkgo Consulting, China
11.40am - 12.10pmWoodchip Import Demand Trends: JapanToshiaki Izumi - Assistant Manager Woodchips, Sumitomo Corporation, Japan
12.10pm - 12.40pmWoodchip Import Demand Trends: Indonesia, Korea, Laos, IndiaSpeaker Confirmed - TBA
12.40pm - 2.00pmLunch
2.00pm - 2.30pmWoodchip & Wood Pellet Suppliers: Vietnam
2.30pm - 3.00pmWoodchip & Wood Pellet Suppliers: AustraliaTony Price - Managing Director, Midway Ltd, Australia
3.00pm - 3.15pmWoodchip Suppliers: ChilePatricio Bas - Managing Director, Forestal del Sur SA (FDS), Chile
3.15pm - 3.30pmWoodchip Suppliers: AfricaDanny Knoesen - General Manager Wood Chipping Mills, NCT Forestry Co-Operative, South Africa
3.30pm - 4.00pmAfternoon Break
4.00pm - 4.15pmWoodchip/Pulplog Suppliers: South East Asia (excluding Vietnam)Dennis Neilson - Director, DANA (NZ) Ltd, New Zealand
4.15pm - 4.45pmWoodchip Suppliers: Uruguay, Brazil and EcuadorAlvaro Perez del Castillo - Director, Pike Consultora Forestal (Pike&Co.), Uruguay
4.45pm - 5.00pmWoodchip Suppliers: North America
5.00pm - 5.30pmWoodchip & Wood Pellet Suppliers: Existing and Potential from Russia
5.30pm - 5.45pmPredictions for the Supply & Demand Balance for Asia Pacific Woodchips: 2020- 2025Dennis Neilson - Director, DANA (NZ) Ltd, New Zealand
5.45pmConference Ends